George Colli is an investigative reporter with the NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters, Connecticut’s largest team of broadcast journalists dedicated to investigative coverage. His investigations on local and national issues of great importance to our viewers can be seen on NBC Connecticut News at 11 p.m.
A lifelong Connecticut resident, George’s first day with NBC Connecticut was the day of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Along with reporting extensively on the Sandy Hook aftermath, George covered live the Boston Marathon bombings, the Cheshire home invasion trials, the Hartford Distributors workplace shooting, Tropical Storm Irene, Super Storm Sandy and several other major weather events.
Previously, George was a general assignment reporter at WTIC-TV. He opened the Fox CT New Haven bureau in 2011 and earned an Emmy nomination for his breaking news coverage of the Joshua Komisarjevsky death sentence.
George’s first journalism job came when he was still a student at Providence College. He worked as Researcher for NBCOlympics.com at the 2000 Sydney Games.
After graduating from P.C., George worked for one year at his alma mater, Suffield Academy, before entering a family real estate and restaurant businesses. In 2008, he ran unsuccessfully for the Connecticut State Senate.
In his free time, George likes to golf, play poker, try new restaurants and spend time with family and friends.